Fishing Industry

Fear not, trout-fanciers: your alien fish are here to stay

The department of environmental affairs wants trout declared an invasive species, but a lobby group says this move will kill an important industry

Black farmers to get state funding

Among the plans are increased funds for black farmers and agri-processing to create jobs

Failed tuna venture debt could sink Mozambique

The country has everything going for it yet is plagued by debts and mismanaged budgets, as the disastrous $850mn fishing scheme clearly illustrates.

New app for small-scale fishing industry

The new app - known as Abalobi - signals a lifeline for fisherfolk who were marginalised and never had legal rights to fish marine resources.

Are these Kim’s ghost ships?

Some of the bodies found on mystery vessels are believed to be those of North Korean soldiers.

Row over fishing ‘quotas for pals’

Fishermen are up in arms over a scheme to take rights from the previously disadvantaged and give them to a new group of previously disadvantaged.

SA gung ho about mining oceans

The short-term profits from commercial exploitation of offshore mineral resources may imperil fishing communities.

Reel in Botswana’s wild west

Fishing licences for locals and the influx of traders from Zambia and the DRC should be controlled, writes Roman Grynberg.

Ocean View fishers drowned out by policy

The Ocean View fishers say they’re being forced into poverty by the government’s “flawed and corrupt” fishing permit processes.

Fishing for answers at poaching’s ground zero

Behind the Cape's illicit perlemoen trade are whole communities that rely on the income the illegal abalone fishers bring in.

Subsistence fishers to be grouped into co-operatives

Indigent fishermen may have been thrown a lifeline in the fishing industry, which is facing unprecedented turbulence.

MK vet cuts fishermen’s lifelines

Acting deputy director for fisheries Desmond Stevens denies any foul play in the reduction or issuing process of traditional line-fishing licences.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.